Why Marvel's Civil War Movie Shouldn't Be Anything Like The Comic

Greetings, my lascivious envelope-lickers! Uh, that sounded dirtier than I intended. Sorry. In today's mailbag, I have the answers you seek — as long as you're wondering where the hell Disney's cartoons are hiding and whether Thor's hammer has accidentally killed somebody. Three, two, one, let's jam! » 1/21/15 9:05am Wednesday 9:05am

Brandon Sanderson Explains Why Superhero Books Are So Hard To Get Right

As the proud father of three boys ages seven and under, our household is a goldmine of improvised superhero costumes. Along with the quintessential blanket as a cape, I regularly encounter oven mitts as Hulk fists, boxes (sometimes with eyeholes, sometimes not) as helmets, and cardboard tubes over the hands to… » 12/31/14 7:30am 12/31/14 7:30am

Stunning Proof That The Helicarriers In Captain America 2 Weren't Real

I don't want to blow your mind, but did you know that giant, flying SHIELD helicarriers in the popular Marvel movie weren't actually built, launched into the air, destroyed, and then crashed into Washington DC? It's true! As it turns out, these massive airships were in fact made by something call com-pyoo-turs! » 12/30/14 7:20am 12/30/14 7:20am

Marvel Wanted Spider-Man For Captain America 3, But Sony Said No

In the treasure trove of info that are the leaked Sony Pictures emails, one conversation has been discovered that would blow Marvel comics fans' minds — the fact that Sony and Marvel was indeed discussing a way for the Sony-owned Spider-Man to appear in Marvel Studios cinematic universe. That's the good news. » 12/10/14 1:53pm 12/10/14 1:53pm

What Happens To The Marvel Cinematic Universe When Joss Whedon Leaves?

Marvel started making its own movies with Iron Man, but the quality control really got excellent starting with Captain America. Which happens to be around the time Joss Whedon came on board as a creative consultant. What happens to Marvel's movies when Whedon leaves? Nobody knows yet. But here's what we know so far. » 11/10/14 1:29pm 11/10/14 1:29pm

Captain America 2 Is Even Better As A Low-Budget '80s Action Flick

2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Pretty good. Captain America: Winter Soldier, as if it had been made by legendary B-movie producers Golan and Globus as part of their cheese-tastic Cannon Films line? GLORIOUS. You know, if Marvel skipped Civil War and just made this, I'd be totally fine. » 11/07/14 9:34am 11/07/14 9:34am

7 Ways Marvel Studios Rewarded Comicbook Fans’ Loyalty

Marvel Studios has rewarded the loyalty of its fans in a lot of ways (chief among them the simple fact that they produce consistent, quality content), but here I want to specifically highlight the way they reward loyalty to fans of the comicbooks, to people who enjoy accuracy to the source material. I had the thought… » 10/19/14 11:55am 10/19/14 11:55am